'The purpose is to help healthcare professionals study, learn, and retain critical information needed for the emergency care of children and improve performance on the PALS final exam. Numerous healthcare professionals are required to pass a PALS course each year. The book is easy and fast to read, while closely following current American Heart Association guidelines...To review the content covered in a PALS course, this book uses a question and answer format to decrease the amount of reading and to emphasize the main learning points. Only the correct answers are provided. This format will help the reader avoid wasting time reading, reviewing, and possibly learning incorrect information ...this study guide is attractive for its time-saving, easy to read format that emphasizes major learning points' - Doody's Review Service. Updated to meet the 2005 American Heart Association Guidelines, this rapid-fire question-and-answer book is required reading for anyone preparing for PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification or recertification.